police advisory commission

July 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Over 200 Applicants Later, Policing Advisory Commission Members Finalized

On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council approved members for the Policing Advisory Commission. The commission was established in December 2019 and is meant to provide oversight of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and improve community relations with police. The group will also update councilmembers about policing matters and give recommendations about policies and best […]

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July 14, 2020 | Tori Bergel

County Council Begins Interviewing Candidates for Police Advisory Commission

The Montgomery County Council held its first round of interviews for its new police advisory commission Monday. On Tuesday, Councilmember Nancy Navarro tweeted a screenshot of the session, saying, “we are fortunate to have so many amazing [residents] willing to serve.” *residents lol — Nancy Navarro (@nancy_navarro) July 14, 2020 The commission will consist of […]

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June 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Over 200 Apply for New Police Advisory Commission

Twenty five times as many people applied to be on the newly-created Police Advisory Commission as will be chosen. 219 people applied to sit on the commission, according to Council Vice President Tom Hucker. Council members will choose nine people from the large pool of applicants. The goal of the commission is to improve the […]

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July 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Comisión Asesora de Policía recibe el apoyo del jefe interino

El jefe interino del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, Marcus Jones, dijo el martes por la noche que apoyaba la creación de una comisión asesora policial, en la que los miembros públicos tendrían un rol fundamental sobre la consideración de las políticas que afectan a la policía del condado de Montgomery. La policía […]

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July 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Policing Advisory Commission Gets Support from Acting Chief

Acting Chief Marcus Jones said Tuesday evening he supported the creation of a policing advisory commission, in which public members would have a role in considering policies that affect Montgomery County police. County police have been under scrutiny for the more than a year. On June 11, 2018, a police officer shot and killed an unarmed […]

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